Worldview



I was rooting around in some old files and found quite a lot of old poems, most of them written between 2009 and 2011.  If I date my conversion to early 2010, then these poems literally surround the days that I stumbled and fought my way back into the faith […]

Poems from my youth





I don’t know exactly how to put this—pomegranates are my favorite fruit. They have been my favorite since the year I turned thirteen. Formerly my favorite fruit had been mangos. Unfortunately for me, that was the year my father bought an entire case of mangos because they were on deep […]

Love letter to a pomegranate


by Justin Dillehay “It’s about the journey, not the destination.” This statement is one of the hallmarks of a certain type of religious person (though she would likely prefer to be called “spiritual”). This person is always searching, always asking, always roaming. If she hears you claim that you’ve found […]

A Time to Quit Searching



Apparently, pop star Daya and Douglas Wilson’s daughter Rebekah Merkle have something in common: neither of them wants to sit still and look pretty. Merkle’s new release from Canon Press, Eve in Exile and the Restoration of Femininity, sets up smart, enjoyable takedown of the feminist manifesto. This was what […]

I don’t wanna sit still and look pretty either